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Old 09-18-2002
Size limitations with ufs/disk suite on Solaris 8?

I tried to build a 1.3 TB volume with disk suite, and recieved an error (don't remember the exact verbage, it was very late). It only built a 1 TB volume. newfs completed without error. I rebuilt the volume to be just under 1TB, and all was fine. Is there a limitation with disk suite, or ufs, that prevents sizes larger than 1 TB? This was on Solaris 8 02/02 fully patched to current.

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Old 09-18-2002
Re: Size limitations with ufs/disk suite on Solaris 8?

Originally posted by 98_1LE
On a side note, does email notification not work from this board?
Email notification was disabled to save on bandwidth. It's under the news forum some place.
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Old 09-18-2002
I believe ufs regardless of platforms is limited to 1 TB. I think vfs can go much higher.
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Old 09-18-2002
I found this on

From INFODOC ID 15933 here's what i can tell you about the maximum filesystem size that SOlaris can support:

4.1.x = 2 GB

4.1.x + ODS = 1 TB

Solaris 2.0-2.5.1 = 1 TB

Solaris 2 + SDS = 1 TB

Solaris 2.6 - Sol 8 = 1 TB

This also applies to Solaris x86 (but there might be some issues with larger ( > 30Gb ) drives.

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